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Abbreviations - Business Abbreviations

a.m. (ante meridiem)
De meia-noite ao meio-dia, ou seja, de 00:00h à 12:00h.
Used with 12 hour clock after 00:00, but before 12:00
approx. (approximately)
aprox. (aproximadamente)
Used with estimates
attn. (to the attention of)
A/C (aos cuidados de)
Used when in correspondence with specific person
B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
Bel. (bacharel)
Bela. (bacharela)
University title
CET (Central European Time)
No Brasil se diz Horário de Brasília (GMT-3:00).
Used in correspondence with businesses in other time zones
H.R.H. (His/Her Royal Highness)
V.A. (Vossa Alteza)
Title for honourary people
i.e. (id est)
p.ex. (por exemplo)
Used when clarifying something
inc. (incorporated)
S/A (sociedade anônima)
Comes after certain business names
Ltd. (limited)
Ltda. (limitada)
Comes after certain business names
n/a (not applicable)
n/a (não aplicável)
Used when something does not need to be applied
no. (number)
nº. (número)
Used for orders
p.a. (per annum)
por ano
anual
Used when describing an annual occurrence or business practice
p.m. (post meridiem)
De meio-dia à meia-noite, ou seja, de 12:00h à 24:00h.
Used with 12 hour clock after 12:00, but before 00:00
PTO (please turn over)
Vide verso
Indicates that there is correspondence on both sides of a page
VP (vice president)
Vice Presidente
The second in command after the President